Colourful chocolates to beat Blue Monday

July 05, 2021

Blue Monday is claimed to be the most depressing day of the year. Don’t let this gloomy day get to you and enjoy the ultimate comfort food: these colourful modular chocolates called ‘Complements‘. A delicious treat for both the eyes and the tastebuds. 

Inspired by the complementary relationship with their clients, design agency Universal Favourite first conceptualised these little gems as an end-of-the-year gift for the people they work with. They collaborated with Bakedown Cakery to create modular staircase shapes, using 3D printing.

Complement objects - iVisual

COLOR INFLUENCE

Undoubtedly delicious alone, the geometric forms have been specifically designed to interlock into a bite-size cube when combined with another flavour. The unexpected flavours are uniquely mouthwatering and greater than the sum of their parts. When 12 flavours were selected, it was time to decorate these little sculptures in an exuberant colour palette and painterly finishes like airbrushing, dipping and marbling, to create a natural contrast to the geometric shapes. 

Complement chocolate combinations - iVisual
Chocolate combinations - iVisual
Colourful chocolate packaging - iVisual
Are you an architect or designer and interested in our colour expert’s advice for your project?
Feel free to contact us.

More articles

Packaging experts, brand owners and agencies are in the same boat

Packaging experts, brand owners and agencies are in the same boat

Launch of the Packaging Squad Driven by the believe, that collaborations, building partnerships and sharing expertise are key for a successful future, we created the Packaging Squad. It’s an initiative of four companies working closely, with FMCG brand owners and...

Small packaging change, big impact on buying behaviour

Small packaging change, big impact on buying behaviour

The sustainable battery eneloop is the only battery brand that exclusively ships rechargeable batteries to more than 80 countries. It sells several types of batteries and chargers. With its typical Japanese-inspired design, this Advanced Power Solutions (formerly...

What is colour?

What is colour?

Color does not exist, but is created in our brains. In order to see color we need light, an object and our eyes. Color arises in the presence of light. Whenever light falls on an object, some of the rays are reflected by the object and the remainder is absorbed. The part that is reflected, determines the color.